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Hundreds of French ex-convicts live as free men in the French colony... News Photo1950-1959,Animal,Animal Themes,Archival,Black And White,Dog,Freedom,French Culture,French Guiana,Human Interest,Human Role,Law,Males,Men,Penal Colony,Pets,Prison,Prisoner,River,Russian Culture,South America,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive circa 1955: Hundreds of French ex-convicts live as free men in the French colony of Guiana. Having served their sentences on the penal colony at Devil's Island, most are either too poor, or unwilling to buy a return passage to France. This libere, of Russian origin, with his pet dog, is a superviser in the construction of some waterworks near Cayenne. (Photo by Evelyn De Long/Three Lions/Getty Images)